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What can I do with an old window frame?

Posted by edie3 (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 20, 11 at 20:49

I bought one, and now wondering what to do with it. Thanks!


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RE: What can I do with an old window frame?

Well, you can paint it and hang it on a fence, etc. or if the glass is still in it, you can paint the glass or mosaic it. Not to take away from this forum, but if you go over to the Garden Junk forum and type in windows, you should find a lot of ideas...we have some folks who have done beautiful work.


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RE: What can I do with an old window frame?

Oh, I guess I should have said I want it for the inside.


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RE: What can I do with an old window frame?

You can have mirrors put in place of the glass and build a small shelf across the bottom. We saw a six pane window with mirrors replacing the glass and the bottom three panes each had a painted flower pot with flowers. Very cute.


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RE: What can I do with an old window frame?

My DIL planned to use one to display all of her collection of old hankies ,some from grandmother & other relatives. The frame she had, had several panes so she wanted to fan some out & layer some(kind of like a quilt) I think I saw it finished & it was really nice. Son painted frame & then antiqued it by sanding in areas & put the hankies behind the glass & attached to the wall. Might have used 2 pieces of glass in each pane. Jan


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